Two years ago, the kingdom’s young and inexperienced ruler was confident he could “get rid of” Iran from the Middle East, but now has shifted towards seeking dialogue.
Under the garb of curbing extremism, the young crown prince of Saudi Arabia is targeting voices of dissent.
Agnes Callamard, UN special rapporteur, called on the kingdom to reveal the defendants' names and the fate of 10 others initially arrested in the murder case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia has not yet approved the German embassy’s request to observe the Khashoggi murder trial, Germany's foreign ministry said.
Year two of Donald Trump's presidency ended on Sunday as Republicans and Democrats give no ground on funding for the wall on the US-Mexico border, leading to the country's longest government shutdown in history.
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